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Microplastics in Drinking Water

Are Microplastics in My Drinking Water?

Almost all of the plastic ever manufactured is still on earth! What is more – plastic doesn't ever fully disappear. Plastic breaks down into tiny bits that enter water bodies...

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Is Plastic Piping Safe?

Is Plastic Piping Safe?

The pipes that carry your tap water come in a variety of materials–from lead to copper to plastic. With lead piping now illegal and copper piping very expensive, that brings...

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Bottled Water: When Is It Worth It?

Bottled Water: When Is It Worth It?

Despite the alluring marketing of “fancy” bottled water, you are probably better off choosing tap water. Not simply because it is less expensive, but because municipal water is held to higher standards.

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Why Does My Water Taste Like Plastic?

Why Does My Water Taste Like Plastic?

The first step is knowing if your plastic-y tasting water is safe is to specify the exact “type” of plastic flavor. If you can narrow down whether your tap water...

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